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History (Ancient Origins): Celtic warriors were one of the most important supports of Mediterranean armies. However, it is a little known fact that apart from their role in the Byzantium, these powerful warriors also had a strong connection with ancient Egypt. Firearms (Spec Ops Magazine): Browning Hi-Power is a single-action, semi-automatic pistol designed by the […]

I am always up for a good alternate history novel. I think it was Harry Turtledove’s Agent of Byzantium that really got me into the genre. John Maddox Roberts had a great alternative history with the unfinished Hannibal’s Children series where Hannibal defeated the Roman and exiled them to the north. We have a new […]

Apocalypse Redux – Jakob H. Greif The worst thing about the end of the world is we did it to ourselves Isaac Thoma lived to see the last handful of survivors defeat the demonic champion. He is now alone, his past in ashes, the last and most powerful human on a blighted Earth. But what […]

Firebolt is the fifth and last in the Sgt. Hawk series by Patrick Clay. This book was written in the early 1980s but never published due to the collapse of Belmont-Tower Books. There was confusion as to whether the book was published at the time or not. There was an ISBN for it but no […]

Star Wars (Arkhaven Comics): Andor Episode 4. It’s back to being very slow. The excitement has left the building until next week at the earliest.  Good news, the dialog is tight and well structured.  Bad news, it is still in no way a Star Wars show.  The Jedi and the Sith would be completely out of place in […]

The pulp magazine Blue Book had a group of forgotten writers of historical adventure in the late 1940s: David Cheney, Kenneth Cassens, Wilbur S. Peacock, De Witt Newbury, Paul K. Johnstone, and Anthony Fon Eisen. Two would go on to write novels. Paul K. Johnstone with the excellent Escape From Attila and Fon Eisen with […]

“Then let us pursue without asking what we chase, and when we catch it, let us chase again.” Mangos is the Mongoose, a skilled, boastful, and hotheaded swordsman, while Kat is the Meerkat, a beautiful yet mysterious woman who favors the oblique approach to her well-chosen blade. Together, they’ll take on any job to keep […]

Blackmist (My Best Friend is an Eldritch Horror #1) -Actus Damien nearly ended the world. Now, his mistake might be the only thing that can save it. Good things come to those who wait. Damien Vale didn’t, and he ended up bound to an Eldritch creature from beyond the reaches of space. It has lived […]